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      01-31-2013, 03:05 AM   #45
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I use the V1, but turn off K band and X band since cops around here never use those frequencies. Has saved me countless times on the freeway!
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      01-31-2013, 09:46 AM   #46
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Absolutely love my V1. Just an amazing device. However, there is one increasingly big problem....Damn near everything sets this thing off. I have a friend that works for Cadillac and was following him to a golf course one day, nearly the whole way i was getting alerts from his lane departure system.
This is the most annoying thing about the V1 but i'm guessing that it happens with all of them.?.?.? GPS can't store a moving radar source.
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No matter where the signal from you are going to slow down. I have had a 9500ix and now I have an 8500ci plus. The v1s arrows are a gimmick. If the radar is in front or behind you you are going to slow down. It's not like you are going to say oh he is behind me. I am going to accelerate. Lol.
Not true. If i'm doing 15mph over the speed limit in the vicinity of other cars and the V1 lights up a strong radar signal from behind me i know not to hit my brakes but rather start coasting. Someone with a passport probably just did hit their brakes alerting the cop to who was speeding.

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exactly my thoughts. that is why I chose the 9500ix over the V1. There is way too much red light camera here that gets a recording if you don't fully stop before making a turn.
I would imagine it's only a matter of time before the V1 comes out with that option and since they have an upgrade program it won't cost an arm and a leg to get the latest & greatest they have to offer.

I've had a V1 since the early 90s when it was the size of a VCR. Has paid for itself over and over.
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      01-31-2013, 10:10 AM   #47
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GPS can't store a moving radar source.

^^true and this will get even more annoying as more cars come with these "nannies"

Not true. If i'm doing 15mph over the speed limit in the vicinity of other cars and the V1 lights up a strong radar signal from behind me i know not to hit my brakes but rather start coasting. Someone with a passport probably just did hit their brakes alerting the cop to who was speeding.

^^this

I would imagine it's only a matter of time before the V1 comes out with that option and since they have an upgrade program it won't cost an arm and a leg to get the latest & greatest they have to offer.

Escort has multiple patents on that shit.

I've had a V1 since the early 90s when it was the size of a VCR. Has paid for itself over and over.
You've upgraded the V1 though right?
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Have had a v1 for 4 years now and has never let me down... Biggest selling point for me was the fact that it shows which direction the signal is coming from and the number of signals coming in which is a BIG thing to have.
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You've upgraded the V1 though right?
haha! yeah i have. Don't still have the cinderblock version.

They have a patent GPS?
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haha! yeah i have. Don't still have the cinderblock version.

They have a patent GPS?
http://www.mem-tek.com/radar/Escort_...t_6670905.html

whoops, link fail as well. They have certain aspects of their GPS system patented.
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